Minnesota Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2018, Minnesota had an estimated 7243 experiencing homelessness on any given day, as reported by Continuums of Care to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Of that Total, 979 were family households, 301 were Veterans, 709 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1066 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2016-2017 school year shows that an estimated 16550 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 416 students were unsheltered, 5273 were in shelters, 1335 were inhotels/motels, and 9526 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Minnesota homeless statistics with other states and filter statistics by the data source. You can also find contact information for each state under the map.

If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.

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Homelessness Statistics for Minnesota

  • Total Homeless Population

    7243

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    979

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    301

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1066

  • Unaccompanied Young Adults (Aged 18-24) Experiencing Homelessness

    709

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    16550

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    2204

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    416

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    5273

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    1335

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    9526

Contact Info on Homelessness for Minnesota

USICH Contact - Director of National Initiatives

Beverley Ebersold

(202) 754-1585

State Interagency Council

Cathy ten Broeke

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts